California Gull portrait in falling rain

October 30th, 2015|Categories: Antelope Island State Park, Birds, California Gulls, Davis County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I photographed this California Gull back in May on Antelope Island State Park in falling rain and like the streaks of rain in the frame.

A Clark’s Grebe and Ring-billed Gull Skirmish – The Clark’s Grebe Wins

October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Birds, Clark's Grebes, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Ring-billed Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I spent a few hours at Farmington Bay WMA yesterday and was able to witness a very brief skirmish between a Clark's Grebe that had a fish in its bill and a Ring-billed Gull that tried to steal the fish.

A Few Birds From Yesterday At Farmington Bay

October 21st, 2015|Categories: American Coots, Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Great Blue Herons, Northern Harriers, Red-winged Blackbirds, Ring-billed Gulls, Utah, White-faced Ibises|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The light was beautiful yesterday morning at Farmington Bay WMA and I was able to photograph a few species if birds including this juvenile Northern Harrier flying over the marsh.

The Ring-billed Gull Ballet

October 14th, 2015|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Pinellas County, Ring-billed Gulls|Tags: , , , , , |

Among the bait fish skirmishes one solitary Ring-billed Gull stood out to me and as it flew after the Reddish Egret and Laughing Gulls I kept my lens trained on it.